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Women’s Health

Lower your preeclampsia risk

If you are planning a pregnancy or even thinking about having a baby in the near future, prenatal experts at St. Elizabeth Healthcare say that now is the time to start working with your medical team to prevent preeclampsia and other pregnancy complications. Starting early can help lower the risks for preeclampsia, a common complication in  

Top 4 myths about heart disease in women

Reducing death and disability from heart disease and stroke is the goal of the American Heart Association and  

St. Elizabeth now offers same day total hip replacement

St. Elizabeth and OrthoCincy now offer same day total hip replacement as an alternative to traditional hip replacement. Total hip replacement is one of many outpatient orthopedic surgery options available at St. Elizabeth and OrthoCincy that help you get back to living life without limits. The St. Elizabeth Total Joint Center gives patients more options  

Have arch or heel pain in the mornings? It could be plantar fasciitis

When I had plantar fasciitis, I didn’t know it at first. I woke up one morning after a  

11 “must do” summer activities in Cincinnati

Summer is the perfect time to get some exercise in the great outdoors. There are lots of activities to get you moving this summer, plus research shows that there are mental health benefits to spending time in nature. Here are a few ideas to get moving:   FREE exercise classes in a local park Washington  

Prevention is key: Schedule an annual exam today

If you pay attention to your body, you know when something just doesn’t feel right. That’s why self-breast  

Traveling this summer? Check out these tips now

Traveling overseas for business or pleasure can be exciting, but it can take a toll on your health. Before you hop on that plane, make an appointment with the experts at St. Elizabeth Business Health’s Travel Medicine program. “Countries outside of the United States have varying standards of care, and disease risks can change by  

Athletes: Avoid heat-related injuries

As the weather warms up and summer training begins, preventing heat-related injuries in student athletes becomes a huge priority for local health officials, coaches and parents. “We still have about 10 athletes that die of heat stroke, mostly in football, every five years,” said Dr. Michael Miller of St. Elizabeth Sports Medicine. There’s a lot